Ancient black dragon
148148 f
Location Random
Monster type Dragon
Alignment Chaotic
Unique? No
Sees invisible? Yes
Sees in the dark? No
Magic resistance Medium
Picks up items? Yes
1.1.1 KPL Unknown

Ancient black dragons are a type of monster in ADOM. They are notable for their acid-based breath attack and a corresponding immunity to all acid-based attacks. They also always drop a pile of treasure when killed.

Special abilities[]

  • Immune to acid
  • Sometimes shrugs off bolts and other resistible magic
  • Breathes acid
  • Can break down doors

Common stats[]

Level: 2, DV: 36, PV: 20, Hits: 273, Attacks: 3, Damage: 10-43. Speed: 112.

Corpse effects[]

Grants intrinsic acid resistance and always increases Willpower by 1.

Monster memory[]

Dull black scales catch brief reflections of the light as this tremendous creature moves towards you. The black scales, some pitted and cracked from combat but still incredibly solid, make a rustling noise as they scrape over each other. Yellowing teeth fill your vision, and the stench of acid fills your nostrils...